Myanmar transfers corrupted / Tackle inequality first / Climate finance governance
Lawmakers Call for End to Disciplinary Transfers of Corrupt, Incompetent Officials. Lawmakers have criticized the unofficial but long-standing practice of transferring civil servants to border and ethnic areas of the country as a disciplinary measure, and called for an end to such practice under a federal Union system.
Htet Naing Zaw/The Irrawaddy: https://www.irrawaddy.com/news/burma/lawmakers-call-end-disciplinary-transfers-corrupt-incompetent-officials.html
To tackle corruption, start with inequality (Commentary). “To truly resolve public anxieties about corruption and corrupt officials, it is not enough to stage high-profile arrests and trials. We must first address the widespread belief that our society has grown increasingly polarized between the rich and the poor.”
Raising standards in climate finance: a new approach (Blog). “If you’d like to find out which shortcomings are enabling corruption in [climate] adaptation finance and if you want to adopt a framework to measure governance standards, then you must read our report on the pilot!”
Md Mahfuzul Haque/Transparency International: https://voices.transparency.org/raising-standards-in-climate-finance-a-new-approach-5e1160b0312a